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achievements, i have to tell you that what really moves my heart is what you have done for education, for kids in new york city and around the world, the 30 countries you've been to, the school programs you have initiated especially as we do less and less music education in our schools. i want to thank you for that. >> thank you very much. it's a blessing. >> talk to me about this anniversary and the importance of a quarter century of jazz at music center at lincoln center. >> i think we've had the opportunity to work as a community and meet with people all over the world, really, for the purposes of using jazz and the arts to uplift people and bring them together. and the education programs have been so well received. we have about 12 of them that cover kids of all ages from our little infants to jazz in the schools, we're going to be in -- we'll do 120 performances in the new york city public schools alone and we have essentially ellington, a high school jazz band festival and jazz competition we've been doing for 18 years and it's really been a blessing for parents and kids, so pane of our
paying deficit while still investing in education and research that are important to growing our economy and if we are serious about protecting middle class families then we are going to have to ask the wettiest americans to pay higher tax rates. that's one principle i won't compromise on. >> higher tax rate, of course, at issue and whether or not as republicans had hoped they could just close loopholes and tax deductions and that could. >> he keep say the wealthiest americans but $250,000 that's not the wealthest of america. >> right. so there was some word during the campaign when joe biden let slip that $1 million would be the threshold for which they would begin to tax the wealthest americans. marco rubio on a saturday morning addressed as well. they are going after each other. senator marco rubio and president obama in these dueling addresses. >> we must get the national debt under control. taxes will not solve our 16 trillion-dollar debt. only economic growth and form of entitlement programs will control the debt. woe must reform the job killing tax code by getting rid of unjustif
constituents or colleagues, he striving strio educate with facts, weaved, andh facts, with evidence, and with the truth. none of us has ever heard jon try to win an argument by belittling or berating an opponent. it is simply not in his characteristic to do so. mr. president, it has been said that a politician thinks of the next election a statesman of the next generation. this statesman of arizona expresses his philosophy of government and the obligation of government leaders this way: quote "we owe future generations the chance to live their dreams, to be successful, and, most important, to achieve true happiness by their own efforts." end quote. senator jon kyl's commitment to the security of our nation, to fiscal responsibility, and to helping those in need have earned him a reputation that is worthy of his characteristic. the people of arizona and america are grateful for his service, and i am thankful for his guidance over the years and for his friendship. we wish him all the best to come in the years before him. mr. president, there is one more tribute that i'd like to give t
steve jobs made when you bring the best engineers around the world to get educated in american schools work to keep them here after they get the degree. martha: a lost momentum for that. an investigation is now underway into what caused an escalator packed with holiday shoppers to literally start to fall apart while everybody was on it. what authorities think happened here. [shouting]. bill: those are angry croon protesters as republicans claim a victory for workers. right to work laws and what what they mean for the u.s. economy and specifically what they mean for this state where it is happening. a state that has been on its back for 30 years. we'll tell you. it's my favorite time of year again and now -- i got a great new way to get deals. it's called bankamerideals, from bank of america. i choose the cash back deals in my mobile or online banking. i just use my bank of america debit or credit card when i pay. and i get as much as 15% cash back -- put into my account. this is cash back on top of other rewards i already get. best of all -- it's free. happy holidays. [ male announcer
teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> like sitting ducks the arizona and a score of shisms all class were sunk. 2,443 american fighting men died in the flaming inferno. alisyn: pearl harbor suffered a surprise attack. president roosevelt sit would go on to live in infamy. many of those being honored in our nation's capital. let's watch the replaying of the world war ii memorial in washington. more man 2,400 american were killed that day and 1,200 were wound. we honor their service today. >> that one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. alisyn: who could forget those famous words from apollo astronaut neil armstrong becoming the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. in the years that followed our role in space grew in way he we never thought possible. the crew of apollo 17 commander you gen -- eugene cernan was the last one to leave boot prints on the moon. >> america's challenge of today has forged maps destiny of tomorrow. >> how does mat make you feel? >> humble. >> we leave as
with manufacturing that have left the u.s. not necessarily people, but the education to stop producing them. >> that's sad. how do we get that back? >> well, it's a concerted effort to get them back. and with this project i've talked about where we will do a mac in the united states next year, i think this is -- this is a really good step for us. and the consumer electronics world was really never here. it's not a matter of bringing it back, it's a matter of starting it here. >> good morning, thanks for joining us here. >> while steve jobs liked to avoid the spotlight, he also thrived on it. as if he was selling products that were pieces of his own soul. he was inventor, pitch man, and new wave pied piper all in one. tim cook is just a different guy. while he believes in the almighty product just as much. >> how are you not steve jobs? >> in many ways, one of the things he did for me that removed a gigantic burden that would've normally existed is he told me on a couple of occasions before he passed away to never question what he would've done. never ask the question what he would do, to just do wha
. cuts to education nearly 100,000 head start spots at risk. more than 25,000 teachers and teachers aids could lose their jobs and science and public research grants could be cut including in to cancer and childhood diseases. fewer americans could receive drug abuse treatment and $700 million slashed from the epa budget. cutting back of food inspection. disaster relief, omb says, quote, the federal emergency management administration's ability to respond would be undermined. and finally, from border patrol to hiring new fbi agents, correction officers, federal prosecutors, all could be scaled back. now, all of these cuts, brooke, don't happen exactly at 12:01 a.m. on january 2nd. they happen over the course of a year. but agencies are preparing for an impasse in washington. this is exactly, exactly what policymakers are trying to avoid. brooke? >> thank you. >>> shock waves in washington today. powerful republican senator calling it quits. south carolina's senator jim demint will be stepping down december 31st to lead the heritage foundation. that's a powerful conservative think tank in
in the same grade. >> recently graduating from the university of richmond. her passion is educating children about colorism. >> tell me about that. why didn't the teacher call on her? >> because she's ugly and dark. >> she is 7 years old and her mother is worried her little girl is already getting the message dark skin is bad. >> i think my skin is ugly. >> why do you think it's ugly? >> because i don't want to be dark. >> you don't want to be dark? >> no. i want to be light skinned. >> why? >> because light skin is pretty. >> you think so? >> yes. >> can somebody tell me what that means? >> my stance is teach the children what it is. show them the history, make them aware of this issue so that when they go to school, when they go out in the world, they're armed with this information. >> because he wants to buy her, because her skin is lighter. >> you got to sit in the back. >> even among 6-year-olds, kiara is not afraid to shock. brown paper bag test. entering the classroom and compares their skin tone to a paper bag. >> let me see your arm. can you put your arm out for me? >> follow instru
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